Private Pilot Basics

Congratulations!  You want to be a pilot.

Before your start seeking out a Certified Flight Instructor (CFI) within CAP:

Sign up for a free student membership with the EAA and you do ground school for free at home.

Steps to getting your pilot’s license:

  1. Ground school
  2. Pass written test
  3. Hands of flying lessons 40 hrs minimum (work with CAP pilots)
  4. Pass flying test